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Venice and Bonaparte by McClellan, George Brinton

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Published by Princeton university press in Princeton .
Written in English



  • Venice (Italy),
  • France,
  • Italy.


  • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Relations with Italians.,
  • First Coalition, War of the, 1792-1797 -- Campaigns -- Italy.,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Politics and government.,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Foreign relations -- France.,
  • France -- Foreign relations -- Venice.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby George B. McClellan.
LC ClassificationsDG678.4 .M3
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p. l., 307 p.
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6763867M
LC Control Number31025804

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